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Red River Sirens to Host Motorcycle Poker Run


Red River SirensClarksville, TN – Attention motorcyclists! Red River Sirens present “Lend a Hand — Win a Hand”! Clarksville Roller Derby’s Red River Sirens will host a fundraiser poker run on Saturday, November 12th, 2011. All bikes are welcome. The event begins and ends at The Bent Wrench Roadhouse, 4724 Ashland City Road, Clarksville. Rider registration starts at 10:00am. The kickstands will go up and the bikes will begin to ride out at 11:00am.

The entry fee of $20.00 per motorcycle includes one poker hand and a free post-ride party with music, prizes, food and beer. Back seat passengers are welcome to participate for a $5.00 fee. Riders can receive additional poker hands for $5.00. «Read the rest of this article»

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Help Others (or Get Help) Through Innovative Grassroots Website –


Recently, I have taken some heat from readers for speaking out against certain “awareness campaigns.”  One reader responded  awareness campaigns are good fund raisers for good organizations, and that I should not be so critical of the campaigns, but crtic how the organizations spend their money.  I recently learned of a website that allows donors to directly help people in need with very minimal organizational costs.  I thought I would share that with my readers. is a website dedicated to preventing poverty before it happens. Keith Taylor, the websites founder, says the goal is to help people with short term needs, so that these short term problems do not snowball into bigger problems. «Read the rest of this article»

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